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Jan 28, 2015

Please, Louise, pull me off of my knees

Managing Editor Erin Geer encourages local leaders to not sit on their hands. As Captain Hammer advises, "Everyone's a hero in their own way."....More

Now is the time for unprecedented change in our government workforce

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Community-based climate change risk reduction

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Derek Prall

Derek Prall is a professional journalist who has held numerous positions with a variety of print and online publications including the New Jersey Herald. He is a 2008 graduate of Furman University...

Erin Greer

While most journalism graduates would jump at a chance to chase down the latest story, Erin Greer ran, screaming, from the opportunity. A long-time performer and PR professional, Erin was used to...
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